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: jeffrey brown will be watching the congressional races for us all night. jeff, here's your first pass. >> brown: thank you, and with me is christina bellantoni and stuart rothenberg, editor of the rothen berg report to help sort through the senate races. let's start with florida, christina. >> none of the races that gwen and judy just mentioned called by the associated press were a big surprise but florida was an opportunity for the republicans. they thought this could end up being close. for a long time, senator nelson has been able to maintain his advantage there, even as the president and mitt romney are basically tied, in part pause he's as you been able to win the conservative democrats in the panhandle area of florida. but also this is just a state that has been so focused on for the presidential race, it hasn't gotten as much attention. >> brown: does it tell us much about the presidential race? >> i don't think so. if you talk to republicanned inners about connie mack's campaign, you get a load of criticism. he didn't raise money. he entered the race late. he didn't put togeth
. now we'll go to geoffrey brown for more on these and other congressional matters. >> brown: thanks, gwen. i'm with, here with political editor christina bell and tony and stuart rothenberg, editor of the rothenberg political report. so if we start to look at the senate, they were talking about indiana called early for mitt romney on the presidential side. stu, that is not the case in this important senate race. >> we thought it might be when we first looked back months ago. >> brown: you mean months ago. richard murdoch ended up defeating richard lugar long-time senator dick lugar in a rather bitter nasty republican, an ideological race where murdoch attacked lugar for not only being too liberal on questions of guns and national security but also not having a e, not living in the state. murdoch seem to be the clear favorite to win the seat to hold on the seat for the republicans but stumble after stumble he looked sometimes unwilling to compromise, angry, bitter. and i think it worked on voters. then more recently we had a controversy on rape and abortion and whether it was a misst
begin. ♪ that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >>> if you're flying out of the new york area today or tomorrow, you'd better check your flights. united airlines canceling about 500 flights out of newark, jfk, and laguardia because of the weather. the airline is letting passengers rebook their flights without paying fees. other airlines say they're evaluating which flights to cancel. however, delta, u.s. airways, and american airlines are letting passengers change flights without penalty. they're anticipating bad weather coming their way. the parks in new york city closing at noon today as a result of the expectation today. everybody getting ready again. >>> speaking of getting ready, we are getting ready for changes in our forecast. 5:11. time for weather and traffic on the ones. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein with snow on the way, tom. >> we've got a coastal storm that's been developing since yesterday evening. now just off
to the propositions. a big story around the bay area and the state. let's look at the big one. governor brown has a lot riding on prop 30. you essentially heard all of the information on this. this would increase taxes for people making $250,000 or more. most of the money would go to public schools. jerry brown, about an hour said hang tight, we're going to come back in this race. and he speaks the truth. in the last hour, prop 30 has taken a slight lead in terms of the yes votes. yes on 30. very slightly over the no votes. >> all right. let's check in with cheryl hurd live in sacramento, where the governor has been the last couple of weeks, making a big push for yes on 30. saying he needed this to pass or the trigger cuts were going to go in. but it was iffy for a very long time. >> no one is giving up on this race. this crowd right here is waiting for the governor. a lot of people you see here are waiting on pins and needles as they watch these results come in for a yes on 30. a yes on 30 would add between $7 billion and $9 billion a year for the next seven years through an increased tax. right
president of the united states, my friend willie brown, when he becomes vice president of the united states [speaker not understood] organized crimes for 9/11 friendly plan, and you can break agenda today, the brown act allows you to do that to make an emergency request for the president of the united states to order our troops home under martial law [speaker not understood], which will end 77 unconstitutional wars since world war ii and get him reelected. i think he'd like that. thank you for listening. >> thank you. next speaker. we're switching the microphone. now you can go. >>> my name is paulette brown and i'm here again i'm going to show the video i've been showing every week concerning our little children, the violence going on here [speaker not understood]. [video presentation] >> it is quite another to experience the sudden violent death of a loved one. >>> it is not a joke. [gunshots] >> in 2004 san francisco experienced [speaker not understood] ♪ >>> [speaker not understood], we need someone to stand with us. we feel sorry for those people that got murdered on mission street.
johnson reports, those same voters turned out well known incumbent councilman michael brown. >> reporter: this was the scene at 14th and u streets in the early hours this morning after president obama was declared the winner. >> we have four more years to finish what has been started. >> reporter: board of elections said the president got 91% of the d.c. vote. that percentage will go even higher when special and absentee ballots are counted. >> what i want most in the president for the second term is for him to really stand up for democracy. >> reporter: d.c. mayor gray hopes the president can do more to help the city in the second term. authority over its budget and legislation are at the top of the mayor's wish list. >> he's an eloquent spokesperson. he's a brilliant man and we need his support to be able to get what should be rightfully ours and that is full participation in the united states. >> reporter: roughly a quarter million d.c. voters cast ballots in tuesday's election. the turnout helped first time independent council candidate david caruso to defeat michael brown. >> i
to raise their own taxes. how governor jerry brown convinced them to do it. >>> we're live in san jose we'll tell you which measures passed in santa clara county and which didn't. you may be surprised to find that out. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's wednesday november 7th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us this morning. let's check in with steve paulson. the weather is already changing i guess. but i did vote for warm weather, steve. >> then election came in for you on monday and tuesday. but for us rooking for colder weather the results will show up later today and more likely tomorrow. we have a very strong cold front coming in. today is that between day. 60s and 70s. a lot of the fog and low clouds are back. temperatures will begin their cool down. >>> traffic on 24 westbound between walnut creek and oakland looks good. the fog is not low here. steve has mentioned the fog. definitely foggier and chillier. the commute looks good on 80 now. but this last night there the freeway waclosed for more than five hours. this
electorate. here in california, big win for governor jerry brown and his proposition 30, brings relief to scho schools. >> californians made the courageous decision to protect our schools and colleges and strengthen the california dream. bl >> belva: and a win-win for california democrats with an apparent two-thirds super majority in the legislature and the ability to raise taxes without votes from republicans. >> i promise that we will exercise this new power with strength but also with humility and with reason. >> belva: also, author maya angelou shares her story and warm words of wisdom about the meaning of friendship. >> it keeps you alive. it keeps you awake. it keeps you trying to be the best. >> belva: coming up next. . >>> hello, i'm belva davis, and welcome to "this week in northern california." joining me on this special night, my last, as host here are jill tucker, "san francisco chronicle". lisa vor der brugen, "bay area news group." paul rogers, environment writer for "san jose mercury news." and carla marinucci, "san francisco chronicle," senior political reporter. carla,
as well as lieutenant governor anthony brown. also on hand prince george's county executive rushern baker, and he had a few words to say. >> that the money is going towards education. it's going to help build 210. it's going for health care and jobs and jobs and jobs. so thank you for this great victory. >> reporter: still a very quiet scene down here at national harbor. the last few days we spent in prince george's county as well as yesterday, we spent most of the day at the polling locations. it was interesting to hear some of the feedback from some of the residents. got those that were for it and those in opposition. it will be interesting to see later on today what those people think now that the ballot has actually passed. we'll check in with you a little bit latelater. that's the latest from national harbor. >> marylanders also passed question four, allowing undocumented immigrants to attend maryland colleges for in-state tuition. they must attend high school for three years in maryland and show their parents paid income taxes during that time. maryland is the first sta in the count
d.c. council chair kwame brown. he'll be sentenced in two different courtrooms for two different charges. first brown will learn his fate for a federal bank charge he pled guilty to in june and admitted he lied on applications to obtain bank loans. he faces up to six months in prison. prosecutors are asking the judge to sentence him to just six days in jail because he has been cooperative. brown will also be sentenced in superior court on a misdemeanor campaign violation. he faces up to six months behind bars on that charge as well. >>> four minutes after the hour. today the trial will begin for a bowie state university student charged with murdering her roommate. alexis simpson is accused o stabbing her roommate dominique frazier in september of last year. the two got into an argument over the volume of an ipod. simpson's attorney says she was acting in self-defense and shouldn't be charged with murder. >>> in about five hours, we expect d.c. to announce that more than a dozen schools will be closing for good. schools chancellor khai ya henderson will make the announcement at 8:
been called has been called for the democrats, scott brown losing in massachusetts, very important. and republicans losing in indiana, and also have lost in missouri now. right now, house democrats aren't having a good night. senate democrats having a great night. >> reporter: let's break them down one by one. let's start with virginia. obviously, in our backyard. former virginia governor, tim kaine, vs. george allen. the two men have been deadlocked in the polls for over a year and a half. allen has been climbing back in the polls recently. is this a must win state for republicans to have a shot for majority in the senate? >> i think based upon the race so far, allen has to win. i think it's a must win at this time of night. >> reporter: taking a look at the massachusetts race. fox news calling this race for elizabeth warren. this is a huge win for her, bob. beating incumbent scott brown. how did this happen? >> it is a blue state. elizabeth warren raised a lot of money, went toe to toe with him in the debates and won this race. >> reporter: facing off with todd akin, fox news ca
hike to rescue the state's school. it was supported by governor jerry brown. it will raise $6 million annually by increasing the sales tax by a quarter cent for four years in raising income tax on the wealthy by 3 percent for seven years ticket of the brown has emerged victorious in this year's election the measure was leaving just over-- earlier results showed the measure cruising slowly but it can gain momentum after 2:00 a.m. with a difference of more than 500,000 votes. in a rally just before midnight brown declared victory sang the overstate of camelot ossicles. >> people would not otherwise agree on many things came together they can to get from many reasons. the core reason that brought people together in support of proposition 30 was the belief in our schools and our universities and in the capacity of the state government to make some wise investments that will benefit all of us. that is what proposition 30 was all about. >> proposition 30 now the first general tax the californians have passed in two decades. voting to tax themselves. here's the results of a competing measure
are still coming in. governor brown has still not shown up here. he is waiting and of course everybody wants to hear from him. but earlier, there was a minute thee valley with education leaders and with lawmakers who supported proposition 30. for example, one was a senate president. let's hear from him. >> tonight is the end of one difficult chapter. in california's history in the beginning of a new and better chapter where we reinvest in people we say education matters and we stand for california. thank you, thank you very much. >> so the state superintendent , talk about somebody who is very anxious to inned foo the results results -- to find the results of this proposition. he also told me if this pleasure pleasure -- this measure does not pass, be sure that several districts will go bankrupt. also on the ballot was proposition thirtd 8, another education-related proposition behind that one. she issued a statement a short time ago. molly said transformational changes take time, and we are committed to staying the course until our state truly does tackle the school funding crisis. we know
governor jerry brown convinced them to do it. >>> we are live in san jose where we have the results on several important measures here in the county you may be surprised at what passed and what didn't. >>> many of you voted for warmer weather and you got it but now the results are coming in and it will be colder. we'll talk about that ktvu channel 2 news coming up. >>> good morning. welcome to wednesday it's november 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. day after election day. let's start with steve paulson. i voted for warm weather. i'm glad we have two more days. >> no. >> we're done? >> we're done. already the fog has come back to the coast. there will be a big change in that weather pattern. fog is coming back to the coast and rain as well. highs today 60s and 70s. >>> check out this amazing picture of this spectacular crash. a big wig heading eastbound slammed into center divide. the crash sent chunks of concrete into the westbound lanes. two other cars were involved in the crash. the driver of a chevy tahoe was taken to the hospital. a semi carrying mail was involved in th
that it won't have to raise tuition next year. governor brown says that's unrealistic even with prop 30, which raised taxes to prevent deeper education cuts. students say it's time for an end to cuts and hikes. a spokesperson for the regents say prop 30 fund will help stabilize the system but they still lost $900 million in state funding over the last four years. >>> more education news for you now. bay area nonprofit that helps low income students get into college is planning a major expansion in san francisco. college track will double the number of high school students they serve in the city's bayview district. the ceo of college track sat down me this week and we talked about the hurdles that students face when they want to go to college. >> the reality, is i'm the first in my family to go to college had. that isn't the expectation you have in a minority family, that you're going to go to college. it's not usually what your parents think and not for yourself. >> what we found is there's an idea that students and families want to go to college. but they don't necessarily know how to get the
attention is for the two at- large seats in the council. incumbents michael brown and vincent orange are facing challenges, five, in fact, and other candidates for the two spots. >> nationally, all eyes are on the presidential race. tom, let's talk about the state's that are going to be key in this battle as we get right down here to the final votes. >> we don't have to go far. virginia. >> virginia. yes. >> you look at what has gone on the last few years, when you say battleground states what you need to have. in 2,000 it was florida, four years ago, ohio and this year, ohio is going to be key. let's keep it in virginia for a minute. you talked a minute go ago about the senate race going on between tim kaine and between george allen. tim kaine in his gubernatorial race, allen and also mark warner. virginia has gone increasingly purple. you have a situation where northern virginia, especially n areas of louden county and fairfax county, they have gotten progressively more democratic over the last few years. now, it's a different picture altogether when you go down to the county, part
weekend it governor jerry brown is pushing for a temporary sales tax initiative. to save the california schools will have the latest effort and before that, and the look outside. this is the golden gate bridge a beautiful start to the day. keep in mind, 8: 4:02 a.m. one hour behind. daylight savings time. a:42 [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >> welcome back we have been enjoying beautiful weather with the possibility of changes, janu. >> good morning this is from our san jose camera with plenty of sunshine. it is going to be a gorgeous day. with record highs and things will start to cool off towards wednesday. still sunny weather. but mostly in the 60s and as we go by him. the '70s and '80s and afternoon
association. >>> in election 2012 news governor jerry brown making a last push for proposition 30. he's been traveling up and down the state urging californians to approve the tax measure. he will visit four churches in los angeles this morning and took part in two rallies yesterday. prop 30 would raise the state sales tax on californians earning $250,000 or more. republicans say the money would go to the general fund rather than directly to schools. brown will receive some help today from gavin newsom. they hope to energize local educators mobilizing this weekend to get out the vote. >>> it appears many local voters will wait until the final hours before sending back in their mail in ballots. according to the san francisco examiner san francisco issued more than 250,000 mail in ballots but the election office only received 193,000. turnout in the 2008 presidential election reached 81% a high that was attributed to mr. obama's popularity. >>> tuesday is a critical vote in san francisco. five supervisors are up for reelection. and they are spending the weekend going door to door. two of the t
their credentials which are being threatened. >> i think that when governor pat brown designed the education, there were three rungs,. and they were absolutely integral. if you cut off one of those rungs you are cutting off a pathway for people to have a better life. if the community colleges don't offer courses where people can ma trick you late to csu or uc, i think that you are absolutely limiting their options. it is critical to do that. we have 90,000 students at the city college in san francisco. half of them are actually learning english as a second language because san francisco is an entry point for immigrants. and so, often we encourage immigrants to learn english and become citizens and without those courses at the city college they would not have those opportunities. so it is actually critical that we make sure that that institution is funded and that it is protected and that it is fiscally accountable. and we need to make sure that they are teaching classes like the solar class that i helped to advocate for. we now have classes at the campus to learn how to install solar on peop
not passed a tax increase on a statewide proposition since 2004 but this morning governor brown is declaring victory for proposition 30 the education tax. here are the numbers. 54% say yes. 46% say no. that is 100% reporting there. that being said tara moriarty is live in san francisco where voters overwhelmingly supported the measure. tara. >> reporter: good morning. students, teachers, and principal here at mission high school will probably be walking through these doors with an extra pep in their step. this is one of the city's the city's oldest comprehensive high school and it has struggled with test scores in the past but prop 30 may help change that. governor jerry brown's proposition 30 billed as a tax hike to rescue state schools has passed. 54% yes, to 46% no. it will raise the tax cut by a quarter of a cent per year and increase tax for those that make over $150,000 a year. >> here we are. we have a vote of the people. i think the only place in america where a state actually said let's raise our taxes for our kids, for our schools, for our california dreams. >> reporter: now the bi
votes and he will serve another four year term. but the other michael a. brown won't be returning. he came in third losing to david grosso by more than 15,000 votes. brown lost ground after reports of missing money from his campaign. >>> maryland voters gave the green light on three big issues yesterday. one of the most controversial is gay marriage. it passed 52% to 48%. now the state will be the first to approve same sex marriage by popular vote. there's also question 7 which also passed 52% to 48%. this lets a casino in prince george's county and table games in five other gambling venues. there's also the dream act ballot which passed 59% to 41%. it means undocumented immigrants are now allowed to pay in-state tuition at local community colleges. matt jablow has more on what this means for maryland. [ people chanting ] >> reporter: the mood at the maryland in hyattsville was downright jubilant when it became clear that maryland voters had resoundingly approved question 4, the so- called dream act. this allows undocumented immigrants and their children to pay in-state tuition rates
is expected to cast his ballot in the next hour. >> reporter: here at fire station 6, governor brown will be surrounded by teachers and students he is not the only one advocating for the proposition. yesterday former labor secretary robert reich held a rally. regents said tuition would go up $2400 next semester without prop 30. governor brown held rallies yesterday across the state. students who are against prop 30 say they resent the fact that legislatures haven't better protected education funding. first the governor as he gets biblical about it. >> read the gospel of luke chapter 12, verse 48 where it says those to whom much has been given, much will be required. that's what prop 30 it tells those who have done the best pay a little back. >> students don't have a voice they don't have a strong lobby in sacramento that's why politicians feel comfortable cutting education first. prop 30 end stretches that relationship between students in -- entrenchs that relationship between students in sacramento --. >> reporter: prop 30 would add an increase in state sales tax the governor is fee
seat by kwame brown. the winner will complete brown's term which runs through january of 2015. brown, you will recall, resigned back in june after admitting he gave false information on applications to give bank loans worth more than $200,000. d.c. residents have a few more hours to vote on three measures folksed on preventing corruption in the wilson building. proposed charmter amendment 5 asks if members should have the power to expel a member for gross misconduct. the council would have to have a super majority. amendment 6 would make a person leave office and be banned from ever serve in office again. amendment 7 would apply the same penalties to the city's mayor. >>> and make news 4 and nbc washington.com your election headquarters tonight. we'll have live continuing coverage throughout the evening. still ahead, we'll see what's buzzing on social media this election day. >>> a developing story from fresno, california, this afternoon, one person is dead. four others injured. in a workplace shooting there. police say a 42-year-old man walked into an apple valley farms factory. he
for michael brown. he came in third behind david grosso. more than 15,000 votes shy. two months before the election the son of late commerce secretary ron brown revealed more than $100,000 went missing from his campaign account. no charges were filed but the criticism came at a critical time. on top of that, the "washington examiner" reported the now former councilman did not report $8,000 in contributions to his re-election campaign. so let's turn the attention back to grosso who is he? a district native. he got a law degree from georgetown and worked for ward 6 at one time and headed up care first discoverment affairs -- government affairs office. during his run he raised more than $150,000 and also pointed at brown's financial problems. he is the first challenger to unseat a sitting council member since 2004. looks like voters wanted some overhaul although a former mayor marion barry continues to represent the district's poorest ward. also three others continue another term. they are -- alexander, bouser and jack evans. coming up at 6:00 i'll be back the break down other ballot issu
change as multiple states vote on its use, really. >> governor jerry brown returns for a last minute proposition 30 push. and a website on who you should vote for based on how much money you make. >> decision 2012. there'll be marijuana issues. >> it is medically sold but specifically, the laws are round it and three other states could drastically change after the election. colorado, washington and oregon all have measures to legalize it for recreational use. it could be the first time ever that it has been approved for recreational use. that is against federal law that could be a response out of washington. something that we've seen all these medical marijuana dispensaries in california. there are three other states, massachusetts, arkansas, montana are already allowing those for medical marijuana and 17 other seats. and washington, call lebron o in massachusetts those are most likely to pass. arkansas or an organ is most likely to fail. the porsche for recreation was " put on the ballot later defended it would be the first state in the southern sections to allow medical marijuana.
. there is about $120 million being spent on these three collections. 30 is governor brown's tax measure and-fast to save cut to the k-12 system. there is another proposition average person does that put on her thing for a great day-12. --k-12. >> i think the poll showed that proposition 30 is close it depends on the turn out. i think it has a very good chance of passing. proposition 38 has a much harder road to climb because the advertiser and has not started to the last weekend. before people were trying to make up their minds both of these are aimed at increasing funds for school. what is the difference. >> 30 best-proposition 30 is a combination of income tax increase in sales increase. there is a limit on how long the income tax increase is on 30. it is specifically to stave off budget cuts that are cut by the deficit from grades k-12. proposition 38 is only through gate grades kk-12. there is some issue about what commercial proposition 38 sang this one is separate from the legislation and and only goes to great k-12. in terms of the democratic machine proposition 30 has much higher up
: and we are waiting right now for governor jerry brown to cast his ballot here at this polling place in oakland. urging this morning a yes vote on proposition 30. his tax measure to fund education. we will tell you why he feels optimistic about the passage today. >> reporter: and we are saturday and quentin where a small group of people hope californians repeal the death penalty but will it past? mornings on 2 continues. oÑ >>> time now 7:29 any minute governor brown is expected to cast his ballot on prop 30. alex savidge is in oakland. >> reporter: we are told any minute he will be arriving at fire station number 6 where he will cast his ballot this morning and voting yes on proposition 30. and as you can see over here we have educators teachers with the california teachers association who lined the street here. they are staying away from the polling place but holding the rally nearby. so they can sort of greet the governor as he walks down the street and as i say that i think if you push up there that looks like the governor right now. walking up and greeting some of the teachers
of columbia, the fate of michael a. brown. district voters ousted brown from the d.c. council after a string of revelations about his personal and political finances. just another episode for d.c. voters growing more concerned about ethics and local politics. let's take a look here at the ipad results. these were two city at large positions that were up for grabs. vincent orange of course ruling the day here getting 36% of the vote. but david grosso actually coming in at 20% versus 15% for michael brown. this really became an election about character and we didn't just see that with these two men running for that particular office. it also came with the question a charter amendment, charter amendment number 5, voters said yes to allowing the council to expel a council member for gross mission conduct. let me show -- misconduct. let me show you this here. on question 5 the amendment, 86% of voters in the district volted in favor of that against 14%. it also came up in amendment 6, this would be disqualification from the d.c. council. 22% against and 76% for it. and one more question. amendmen
of republican todd akin. republican scott brown hopes to hold his seat against challenger elizabeth warren. and rick mann is battling chris murphy for a senate seat in connecticut. tens of thousands of people are still without power because of hurricane sandy. >>> here's what you need to know before you head out to the polls this morning. voters in virginia and some first time voters in maryland will be required to show some form of identification. there are at least 30 forms of valid i.d. including an i.d. card from your employer. does not have to be a photo i.d. poll opening and closing times vary from state to state. >>> new reports of voter fraud in critical battleground states this morning. voting rights advocates say robocalls are incorrectly telling voters they can cast ballots over the phones. those fake phone calls, some of which involve live callers, are being made primarily to black voters. the calls are also cropping up in north carolina and florida. >>> the news 4 i-team is monitoring any voting problem you find at the polls today. call the i-team tip line at 202-8 202-885-444
upset appears to have come in the dc council. vincent orange will keep his seat. but michael brown has lost his. brown was beaten by grosso. it's 7:12. we'll be back. it's my coffee when i want it. you press a button, you have great dunkin' coffee. i got my coffee for the morning, i got my dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >>> this is how hundreds in new york's famous times square celebrated the win. the crowd erupted into cheers. dancing in the streets. >> and overseas this was the scene in a canyon village where president obama's late father grew up. danced and shattered in celebration when they heard the news. step grandmother sara obama and relatives still live there. >> all right. a big night. a little tired right now. >> are you? >> you know, on these big events it's hard to kind of go to bed. >> i forced myself to bed early. >> and knew we would replay everything that happened last night. >> it's more interesting when you get to watch it unfold. >> it's like taping a football game. >> you wa
schools banking on prop 30, governor jerry brown proposed that plan, today voted for it. people in oakland greeted him in the oakland hills, proposition 30 raises money for public schools and community colleges and temporarily add a quarter cent tax to state sales tax and raise taxes for californians earning more than $250,000 a year. opponents say it's too expensive. here is a look at propositions. prop 32 preventing unions from deducting money from paychecks to be used to be political funding. prop 36 would revise california's three strikes law. and propos3s]u 37 would add new food labeling requirements. proposition 38 is a competing tax measure to fund schools. the department of justice will have federal observers in polling stations in alameda county today. 800 monitors will be watching for potential voting rights violations in 23 states. if you have trouble voting you can report any problems at your polling station to abc 7 news election hot line. the number is on the screen. and we have that number posted for you on abc 7 news.com. you still have three and a half hours to vote in the
:40. goo governor brown will meet with uc regents today, the affect it may have on fees. >>> when is one opinion not enough? when you are injured ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >> >> welcome back. high clouds and mild temperatures this morning today is the warmest day in the forecast 40s and 50s. [ inaudible ] >>> former vice presidential candidate paul ryan says he was shocked at how the presidential election played out. he talked about pit in an interview he says -- he talked about it in an interview. he says the president won fair and square. he was surprised he lost. >> polling and data and all the smart people who watch this stuff they had an optimistic view on the night. going into boss ten that day we felt like we had a -- -- boston that day we felt like we
warren beat one-term incumbent republican scott brown. ott brown. >>> we've still got plenty ahead on fox 5 morning news. >> s with a question to break, more now from president obama's victory speech. >> this country has more wealth than any nation. that is not what makes us rich. west most powerful military in history but that is not what makes us strong. our university, our culture, they are the envy of the world but that is not what keeps the world coming to our shores. what makes america exceptional are the bond that hold together the most diverse nation on earth. the belief that our destiny is shared, that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and the future generations so that the freedom which so many americans have fought for and died for. ,  in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company,y,or geico. i propose savings for everyone! and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! too bad nobody could hear me. >>> good morning. it is wednesday, november 7th, the day after t
now. elizabeth warren knocking off scott brown in massachusetts. >> yeah. >> of course we have two here in the state. >> big day for democrats in massachusetts. we have two in our state, as well. so more representation for women and by the way, women played a role in different ways last night because there were two senators who didn't make it obviously or two candidates who didn't make it to the united states senate who said rather inappropriate things during the election about rape and abortion in ways that i think transcend the civil kind of discourse we have about principled disagreement about when life begins or something like that. these points about rape, for example, i think were deeply offensive. the fact that, for example, mr. akin even stayed in this race after making a statement like that i think was bad judgment on his part that his own party didn't force him out is going to force them to rethink their brand going forward. cannot alienate women and expect to win a national election. more women voters in this country. >> okay. joe tuman, we'll have you all morning long.
those people said. and the last putting together, willie brown, and i know willie brown for years. and i said, willie, i think the majority of your homeless are mentally ill. he said majority? he said you're way too conservative. he as said the vast majority. he said if i could get them to take their medication, i could save this city millions and millions of dollars. the department of health talks about saving money, you're not saving money. you're spending all of that money and way more in police and enforcement activities. you're putting people in prison for life. and look at the guy who was put in prison who was a truck driver. they couldn't handle him because he was schizophrenic, paranoid schizophrenic. so, they put him in zoll tear i for a year. when he came out he wanted to sue the state. the state wouldn't let him. so, what did he do? he planted his 18 wheeler in the side of the state capital and cost the city $80 million. i just want to mention one more thing, and that is that i have a very dear friend who is indicted for murder in san francisco. he cut off the head of a man ov
. >>> there was a big last minute push for and against proposition 30. governor brown's temporary tax for education. the efforts today to get voters attention. >> reporter: nothing was going to stop sheria westbrook not even the birth of her son six days ago. >> this is my livelihood. this is my kid's livelihood and i can't think of any other place i would like to be with today, here with this little guy. >> reporter: working the phones and handing out fliers in favor of proposition 30. it would increase taxes on those making more than $250,000 to fund education. they say we can't afford the alternative. >> we have to take another $6 billion cut come january, it's going to be horrendous. >> reporter: lieutenant governor newsom says the state can't handle more cuts. >> you can't talk a good game about the importance of education and investing in children and then reject the opportunity that's in front of you to do something about it. if you do, we have only ourselves to blame. >> reporter: while they were making calls so were opponents of 30. sue carro chair of the republican party says there will
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